vasectomy

Prisoners' rights

A Tennessee County Wanted to Sterilize Inmates for Shorter Sentences. That's Over Now.

One former inmate says he refused a vasectomy and was required to serve an additional 30 days
Emma Ockerman
5.21.19
Health

Why We Should Stop Using the Phrase 'Women's Health'

It ignores all the other people—with or without a uterus—who have reproductive health needs.
Meera Shah, MD
3.5.19
Sex

Vasectomies Are Cheap and Easy, Yet Surprisingly Unpopular

Permanent birth control is way more complicated for women, so why are they still doing most of the work?
Grant Stoddard
12.20.18
rights

Judge Offers Shorter Sentences to Inmates Who Get Vasectomies

Or, for women, birth control implants. The ACLU says it's unconstitutional.
Amber Brenza
7.21.17
Parental Advisory

Why Millions of Men Are Putting Off Fatherhood

"I'd inherited a lot of things from my dad, but a paternal instinct wasn't one of them."
Grant Stoddard
4.13.17
They're Reversible After All

Are Vasectomies the New Condom?

More men are choosing to get snipped (and they're doing it in March so they can watch basketball while they recover). Welcome to Vas Madness.
Lisa Marshall
3.20.17
rights

Texas Lawmaker Proposes Fining Men $100 for Jerking Off

Masturbation, after all, is an act against an unborn child.
Susan Rinkunas
3.13.17
Sex

Why These Millennials Are Choosing to Be Sterilized in Their 20s

We take a look inside the "child free movement."
Louise Donovan
3.2.17
Holy Shit

The Male Birth Control Shot Now Works in Monkeys

Guess whose scrotums are next?
Susan Rinkunas
2.7.17
Sex

Vasectomies Should Be Covered Just Like the Pill

Women can’t get pregnant on their own, so why ignore male contraception?
Susan Rinkunas
1.20.17
Health

Proposed Male Birth Control Options Include Below-the-Belt Injections and a 'Clean Sheets Pill'

A treatment called Vasalgel uses a polymer injection to block sperm and works like reversible vasectomy, while the drug Gendarussa would be taken a few hours before intercourse to keep targeted muscles from pushing semen forward.
Sydney Lupkin
4.8.16
environment

Guys: This NGO Will Give You a T-Shirt If You Get a Vasectomy Today

One conservation group wants men included in family planning decisions, which could have a positive impact on the environment — not everyone is convinced, though.
Darren Ankrom
11.13.15
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